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Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, now into an eleventh day, has seen more than 1.5 million people flee the country.

NEED TO CATCH up? The Journal brings you a round-up of today’s news.

IRELAND

Skellig Coast Dark Sky Festival1 Sunrise Yoga on Ballinskelligs Beach this morning as part of Skellig Coast Dark Sky Festival, a new festival that celebrates the Kerry International Dark Sky Reserve. Source: Valerie O'Sullivan

WORLD

ukraine-irpin-people-leaving-ukraine Ukrainian citizens flee through Irpin forest in the outskirts of Kyiv Source: Xinhua News Agency/PA Images

#EVACUATION ATTEMPT A fresh attempt by Ukraine’s besieged port city of Mariupol to evacuate its civilians failed again today as Moscow and Kyiv traded blame for ceasefire breaches for a second consecutive day.

#ZAPORIZHZHIA POWER PLANT: The UN nuclear watchdog expressed “deep concern” over reports that communication from Europe’s largest nuclear power plant seized by Russia in Ukraine has been disrupted.

#ESCALATION RISKS: Russia warned Ukraine’s neighbours including NATO member Romania against hosting Kyiv’s military aircraft, saying they could end up being involved in an armed conflict.

PARTING SHOT

Two members of the Ukrainian Territorial Defence Forces were married at a checkpoint in Kyiv earlier today.

The couple were serenaded by Taras Kompanichenko, a well-known Ukrainian artist and fellow volunteer.

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